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Charlotte Messer

Charlotte Messer, Camden Hills soccer: The senior midfielder scored the winning goal in overtime of the Class A championship game against Gorham, giving the Windjammers a 1-0 victory for their first state title. The goal was Messer’s 26th of the season, tying Emma Gutheinz’s school career record of 67.


Abby Hamilton, Yarmouth cross country: A senior, Hamilton won the Class B state championship on her 18th birthday. Her time of 18 minutes, 5 seconds for 5 kilometers was the fastest in any class by 9 seconds.

Malaika Pasch, Falmouth cross country: A sophomore, Pasch held off a late charge by Kennebunk senior Louise Holway to win the Class A state title by less than a half-second in 18:22 over 5 kilometers at Troy Howard Middle School in Belfast.

Katie Clemmer, Yarmouth soccer: The senior forward scored twice to lead the Clippers past Waterville 3-1 in the Class B state championship game – their first state title since 2003. Clemmer also scored in a 3-1 win over Greely in the Class B South final.


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Luke Laverdiere

Luke Laverdiere, Yarmouth cross country: A junior, Laverdiere made up for a disappointing performance at last year’s state meet by winning Class B in 15 minutes, 49 seconds over 5 kilometers. He was 12 seconds ahead of his nearest pursuer and one of the two runners from any class to break 15:50. The other was Class A champ Tucker Barber (15:47) of Mt. Blue.


Zoltan Panyi, Scarborough football: The junior quarterback completed 12 of 16 passes for 165 yards and three touchdowns, and also rushed for a score, in a 36-29 upset of Thornton Academy in the Class A South semifinals. It was Scarborough’s first win over Thornton in 16 games.

Eric LaBrie, Yarmouth soccer: The sophomore striker scored the winning goal in the Class B South final against Maranacook. LaBrie added another goal – his fourth in the playoffs – in the 5-2 state championship win over Winslow.

Peyton Weatherbie, Cape Elizabeth football: The senior running back rushed for 123 yards and three touchdowns as the top-seeded Capers rolled to a 43-7 victory over Spruce Mountain in the Class C South semifinals.